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drag up

Definition of drag up in English:

informal Dress up in clothes more conventionally worn by the opposite sex: he drags up to play a high-heeled bordello inmate
More example sentences
  • Dave drags up to become his own female backing group - all three of them!
  • The torrential confession of Detective-Sergeant Bruce Robertson, a cocaine-addicted, eczema - ridden, worm-eaten Edinburgh copper, entailed the shaven-headed Burn dragging up.
  • I dreamed I had been dragging up for work since I started, and they were all convinced I was a girl.
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